Gervonta Davis survives injury to beat Isaac Cruz by decision in a dramatic match (Video)

Gervonta Davis was the favorite against Isaac Cruz, but Cruz’s game plans and an injury made this match very close. However, Davis won.

Gervonta Davis is one of boxing’s biggest young stars, but Isaac Cruz scared the daylight of the “regular” WBA lightweight champion and gave him a run for money on Sunday. , December 5.

Davis (26-0.24 KOs) is known for his thunderous knockdown power. Given that he was fighting a smaller opponent for the first time, many thought he would easily take down Cruz, but that didn’t happen.

Rolly Romero was supposed to be Davis’ opponent, but he was carded after allegation of sexual assault was made against Romero. Cruz had the card, so he took the opportunity to advance to the main event to challenge Davis.

Cruz (22-2-1.15 KOs) is a dangerous opponent even though he comes in. He Francisco Vargas opened the box in his final game and raised his game by a few notches for Davis.

A crowd at the best-selling Staples center in Los Angeles is pulling Cruz under, and Cruz has given them plenty to contend with. He was unfazed by Davis and attacked him for the first few innings. Cruz engaged Davis and displayed amazing hand speed.

Gervonta Davis had to fight through adversity to win points against Isaac Cruz

Davis emerged in the 3rd round and began to find home for his top left cut, but he became frustrated as the fight continued.

Cruz exerted relentless pressure, causing Davis to lose his head several times. Davis pushed Cruz onto the canvas several times and hit Cruz in the face with his shoulder in round 4. Davis was also cautioned several times for pushing Cruz on the head.

Davis found clarity and rhythm in round 6 and was Boxing from afar, but within 10, the tides changed. Davis is winning round 10, but he has stopped throwing and looks like he’s squealing. He injured his hand and couldn’t throw it in innings 11 and 12.

Davis fought for survival in innings 11 and 12, while Cruz was doing all he could to finish the show. Davis was too skillful and made it to the last ring. The umpires returned the scores 116-112 and two 115-113, all to Davis.

Cruz fought much better than expected, and the injury made things interesting. He makes Davis look like a mortal and shows some weakness in his armor. Davis is a great underweight, but he can be beaten. Cruz proved it in their competition. Gervonta Davis survives injury to beat Isaac Cruz by decision in a dramatic match (Video)

Charles Jones

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